Pat the scallops with a paper towel or a clean cloth. In a nonstick skillet over high heat, brown the scallops in the oil, butter and syrup for about 2 minutes on each side. Salt and pepper to taste, then set aside.
Mix all the ingredients for the salad in a bowl and adjust the seasoning to taste.
Place salad on a plate and garnish with scallops.
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